A capital alphabet with tilted three-dimensional letterforms in the Italian style, i.e. with reversed contrast. Reproduced as Perspective Italian in Examples of Modern Alphabets, Plain and Ornamental, collected and engraved by F. Delamotte (London: Lockwood & Co., 2nd edition, 1864). A redesigned and completed version by Armin Haab and Walter Haettenschweiler is reproduced in Lettera 3 as Lichte Italienne-Kursiv, schraffiert + abschattiert (“Open Italian Italic, hatched and shaded”), with the original credited to Ramón Stirling and Jules Girault, 1830. [Lettera 3]
It’s unclear whether this piece of lettering was ever made into a typeface.
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